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What are the challenges faced by farmers and governments to achieve sustainable development? What are the policy choices and tools available and how can multi-stakeholder initiatives help farmers and governments to reach these goals? These were the guiding questions of...

The first face-to-face meetings of the Nutrient Cycles Accounting and Water Footprinting TAGs were held at FAO headquarters in Rome from 12 to 14 of July 2016.
Experts from different regions and technical background shared their knowledge and experience in...

A research paper about the inclusion of the effects of agricultural production systems on biodiversity into environmental assessments framework has been recently published in the Journal of Applied Ecology. The LCA community increasingly understands the importance of assessing endpoint impacts...

Building global technical consensus through the Livestock Environmental Assessment and Performance (LEAP) Partnership

After having, amongst others, developed several guidelines and datasets for the assessment of GHG emissions from livestock supply chains, the LEAP Partnership is now forming two new technical...